Working and Living Expenses PDF Print E-mail

International student may apply for a working visa while they study in Australia. International students are allowed only 20 hours a week during their study but may be allowed to work more on their school break.

As for living expenses, general expenses such as food and transportation cost may vary across Australia however in populated city areas, a proper meal usually cost around AUD $8 to $10 and above. This is because anything with a service cost more in Australia, shopping for groceries on the other hand cost a lot less. Groceries that cost AUD $30, would usually be enough to cover the whole week’s food expense depending on your diet.